Author: jgoralski

2019: Bristol’s year in review

TAYLOR MURCHISON-GALLAGHER and JAMILA YOUNG STAFF WRITERS Last year was another busy one in Bristol. Work continued on the development of an art school on Memorial Boulevard, and the courthouse closed down the street. The grand list grew. The town…

Obituary: Melvin D. MacCallum, 87

Melvin D. MacCallum, 87, of Village Gate, Farmington, formerly of Bristol, widower of Eleanor Patricia “Pat” MacCallum, died on Wednesday (December 25, 2019) at The Pines at Bristol.  Mel was born on January 22, 1932 in Bristol and was one…

Obituary: Wesley T. Kobles, 44

Wesley T. Kobles, 44, died suddenly at his home in Quincy, MA before Thanksgiving. He is survived by his wife, Juliana Duarte Kobles of Quincy, MA; his mother Linda Delfino of Bristol; his father Richard P. Kobles of Farmington; his…

Obituary: Tami Trudel, 34

Tami Trudel, 34, of Palmer, MA, formerly of Bristol, died on Thursday (December 26, 2019) in Springfield, MA.  Tami was born in Columbia on July 14, 1985 and was a daughter of Renald Trudel of Bristol and the late Wilma…

Obituary: Thomas W. Goodwin, 89

Thomas W. Goodwin, 89, of Bristol, husband of Marian (Duessel) Goodwin, passed away on Tuesday (December 31, 2019) at Sheriden Woods. Thomas was born in Apex, North Carolina on August 14, 1930 and was a son of the late Irwin…